2014 BOARD OF DIRECTORS 

PRESIDENT

Arthur B. Othon
El Bravo Sky Harbor LLC
President and CEO

VICE PRESIDENT

Harry Paxton, CEcD
City of Goodyear
Economic Development Project Manager
GMFTZ Advisory Board Chair

SECRETARY/TREASURER

Ray Jones
Aricor Water Solutions
Principal

ASST. SECRETARY/TREASURER

Steve Betts
Chanen Construction Company
President

MEMBERS AT-LARGE

Dan Davis
City of Avondale
Economic Development Director

Bruce Hilby
Hilby Wilson, Inc.
President

Diane McCarthy
Western Maricopa Education Center (West-MEC)
Director of Business Partnerships and Legislative Affairs

Joe LaRue
Sun Health
Executive Vice President

Brad Wright
Squire Patton Boggs
Of Counsel

GMFTZ, INC. ADVISORY COUNCIL

COMMUNITIES:

City of Avondale
Dan Davis

City of Buckeye
TBA

City of El Mirage
Tom Doyle

Town of Gila Bend
Michael Celaya

City of Glendale
Brian Friedman

City of Goodyear
Harry Paxton

City of Peoria
Scott Whyte

City of Surprise
Mike Hoover

Town of Wickenburg
Aaron White

LANDOWNERS:

Site 1:
Fred Stiles
EJM Development Company
7419 E. Helm Drive, Suite E
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
480-948-7880 (P)

Site 2:
Farshad Asherian
Surprise Holdings LLC 
7801 Hayvenhurst Ave
Van Nuys, CA 91406
310-776-0700 (P)

Site 3:
Sean Walters
Sunbelt Holdings
6720 North Scottsdale Road, Suite 160
Scottsdale, AZ 85253-4424
480-609-2302 (P)

Site 4:
Jeff Dana
339th & I-10 LLC
1112 East Kael Circle
Mesa, AZ 85203
480-577-5966 (P)

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